Locking pliers are used most when torque is needed to pry or remove objects such as nuts or bolts, or when added grip is needed to hold an object in place. Take a look at the features for Irwin Vise-Grip Locking Plier. Length: 10", Features: 1-Handed, Trigger less Release is 2X Easier to Open than Traditional Locking Pliers, Anti-Pinch, Non-Slip Protouch(TM) Grips Provide Comfort, Control, and Less Hand Fatigue.